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Set Rep Meeting Minutes of School of Health Sciences Tuesday, March 8th, 2011

Chair Jim Moore, Chair of School of Health Sciences

Set/Tech Reps: Pete Last

Richard Gi

Alice Yip

Rachel Bloomfield

Samantha Mori

Laura Chow

Danny Lo

Andrew Zhong

Matt Rucsek

Duff Walker

Staff:

Olesea Zadoinova

Guest Speakers: Christina Batstone, Advocate Coordinator, advocate@bcitsa.ca Maggie Ross, Director of Student Judicial Affairs, mross@bcit.ca

3.1 Meeting called to order The Chair Person, Jim Moore, called meeting to order at 4:30pm 3.2 Guest Speakers

Guest speakers Christina Batstone and Maggie Ross introduced to the Set Reps general information about BCIT Students Rights and Responsibilities, safety and security, the difference between non- academic Conduct Codes and Academic Conduct Codes. Moreover, it was explained to the Set Rep that BCIT has started a review of the Non-Academic Misconduct (Code of Conduct) policy which deals with things like fighting, theft, vandalism, threatening or disruptive behaviour, harassment and bullying etc. Maggie shared that a key part of the review is

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gathering student feedback. The set rep shared their experiences and opinions on the following questions (see attached document for complete information):  To what extent are student’s aware of BCIT’s non-academic conduct expectations?  What are the strength /gaps in BCIT’s response to student non-academic misconduct?  What are the most important things to include in a revised Student Non-Academic Conduct Code? The following was mentioned by the Set Rep:  the ways policies are communicated makes them hard to read,  non-academic Codes of Conduct is not known by the students,  how much control should BCIT have over students’ electronic use in class and on campus (i.e. Using Facebook in class etc.) Set Reps were interested what is the hierarchy among the School rules and Provincial Rules. Set Reps expressed their opinions how better to implement the Code of Conduct. Over the summer, Maggie will use this information, as well as feedback from faculty and staff, to shape the new policy. In the fall, Maggie and Christina will follow up with the new set reps to get more input. Set Reps are asked to present the questions to their sets and have feedback forwarded to Maggie or Christina. For any further information or for feedback regarding Code of Conduct please contact Maggie Ross at maggie_ross@bcit.ca or 604-431-4972, or Christina Batstone at advocate@bcitsa.ca at 604-456-1161. 3.3 New business 

Jim proposed to Set Rep and all BCIT students to apply for the positions of Students Executives in SA. To be eligible for nominations all candidates must fill out the nomination form and be

 Members of the Association  Full-time students based on BCIT criteria  In good standing with the Association  With a minimum of sixty-five percent (65%) previous term standing GPA. Completed nominations packages must be submitted to the CRO by March 25th, 2011. Nomination packages will be available online March 14th or in the SA main office. For further information please contact Bev Dosen, administrative assistant of the Student Association at mainoffice@bcitsa.ca, or 604-432-8600.

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Jim invited Set Rep to participate in the Toon-In Campaign from March 28th-April 1st. The campaign raises money for the BCIT Foundation’s Student Endowment Fund which creates bursaries for students in need.

 Sign up to participate by e-mailing Ciara Hamagishi at vppr@bcitsa.ca.  Come by to collect your donation can on Thursday March 24th, Friday March 25th or Monday March 28th in the Uconnect (SE2) or the Great Hall registration booth.  Starting March 28th, collect toonies and other donations over the week by simply shaking your donation can, or get creative to raise money through bake sales or other fund-raisers. Funds can be raised both on and off campus.  On April 1st, drop off you donation can by 6pm to the Uconnect or the SA Council Chambers in SE2 (upstairs from Professor Mugs)  The individual prizes for the top 4 students will be:    

1st $1500 Tuition Voucher 2nd $700 Tuition Voucher! 3rd $400 Tuition Voucher! 4th A pair of tickets to BCIT’s DAA!

 All participants will be eligible for a random drawing of prizes, including a helicopter ride, BCIT merchandise, gift certificates and more.

3.4 Set Rep Forum:

There were no issues discussed on the Set Rep forum. 3.5 Meeting adjourned The Chairperson, Jim Moore adjourned meeting at 5:30pm.

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SOHS Set Rep Meeting Agenda Tuesday, March 8th, 2011 4:30–5:30 pm 3.1

Meeting called to order

3.2

Guest Speakers  Christina Batstone  Maggie Ross

3.3

New Business 

Elections

Toon-in Campaign

3.4

Set Rep Forum

3.5

Meeting Adjourned

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3700 Willingdon Avenue, Burnaby BC | Bus: 604.432.8600 Fax: 604.434.3809 | info@bcitsa.ca | www.bcitsa.ca


3700 Willingdon Avenue, Burnaby BC | Bus: 604.432.8600 Fax: 604.434.3809 | info@bcitsa.ca | www.bcitsa.ca


3700 Willingdon Avenue, Burnaby BC | Bus: 604.432.8600 Fax: 604.434.3809 | info@bcitsa.ca | www.bcitsa.ca


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